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2012-10-18 08:27:27 AM
I have no idea how many times I yellowed my socks from her, but WOW was she good
 
2012-10-18 08:33:53 AM
Note to God: start taking more vitamins.
 
2012-10-18 08:37:44 AM
cdn.eurweb.com

RIP Emmanuel
 
2012-10-18 08:59:50 AM
www.starscolor.com
 
2012-10-18 09:03:14 AM
I was a bit too young for her famous films. 60 is dying too early, in this day.
 
2012-10-18 09:04:03 AM
Goodbye Emmanuelle...

Loved watching those late night movies when I was a teen...
 
2012-10-18 09:04:52 AM
I was 12 in 1982. My parents finally got cable. They went away and left me alone for the weekend. There was a channel called WHT or something (they had a black cat as their symbol). They showed 3 of her flicks in a row. I killed more (potential) children then Pol Pot.
 
2012-10-18 09:06:19 AM
I'm conflicted..

Would it be in poor taste to fap to this, or would it be a fitting tribute?
 
2012-10-18 09:07:37 AM

markie_farkie: I'm conflicted..

Would it be in poor taste to fap to this, or would it be a fitting tribute?


Dont tell me I am the only one who likes doing that

I look for old stag films from the 30s and 40s at times. Sure, they were tame, but knowing that they are dead is kinda hot in a farked up way
 
2012-10-18 09:10:18 AM
i.ytimg.com

R.I.P. Emmanuel
 
2012-10-18 09:11:54 AM

TheraTx: R.I.P. Emmanuel


You sir, owe me coffee.
 
2012-10-18 09:12:07 AM

TheraTx: R.I.P. Emmanuel


Ain't THAT the truth.
 
2012-10-18 09:13:45 AM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


Came for this.

Many, many times.
 
2012-10-18 09:14:20 AM

markie_farkie: I'm conflicted..

Would it be in poor taste to fap to this, or would it be a fitting tribute?


Fap at half-mast?
 
2012-10-18 09:15:41 AM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


Brilliant.
 
2012-10-18 09:16:11 AM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


If I had coffee you would owe me a new keyboard.

Thanks for the memories
 
2012-10-18 09:16:11 AM
Between the scramble pattern and the conflicted fapping, I have nothing to add.
 
2012-10-18 09:23:03 AM
cineplex.media.baselineresearch.com
likethe80s.files.wordpress.com
www.starscolor.com

Ah yes, Sylvia Kristel..I'm sure plenty of other guys my age rubbed one out to her at least once. Showtime "After Hours" showed her movies quite frequently. I doubt today's studs would find those movies appealing, however..the fact that she had an actual bush and no tattoos would scare their fragile little selves away, I'm certain.
 
2012-10-18 09:24:07 AM
1981′s Private Lessons, a film that itself was controversial for its time given its sexual themes.

Adult woman seduces underage boy - that film would never get greenlit today.

/"Pretty Baby" was released only 3 years earlier
//and they say we've become less sexually repressed in recent years
 
2012-10-18 09:24:57 AM
Ah classic fapping material. I think I'll fap today in her honor.

/I mean, I was going to anyway but now it's in her hon
 
2012-10-18 09:26:12 AM
I loved this chick way, way back when...

Remember her from "Private Lessons".

Never saw the Emmanuele series, but certainly wanted to as a kid.

Oh well..everyone dies...
Sad!
 
2012-10-18 09:26:15 AM

bulok: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

If I had coffee you would owe me a new keyboard.

Thanks for the memories

 mammaries

FTFY
/couldn't resist
 
2012-10-18 09:27:31 AM

puckrock2000: 1981′s Private Lessons, a film that itself was controversial for its time given its sexual themes.

Adult woman seduces underage boy - that film would never get greenlit today.

/"Pretty Baby" was released only 3 years earlier
//and they say we've become less sexually repressed in recent years


There was another one called "My Tutor" which had almost the exact same plot line. You are correct, though..in today's uptight times, those films never would have even made it to the consideration stage.
 
2012-10-18 09:28:19 AM

js34603: in her hon


ha. Freudian typo maybe.

Honor? I'll imagine to be honor too.
 
2012-10-18 09:29:22 AM
Sad news.

I too fapped to her as a young lad. In fact, I think that Emmanuelle was one of the first naughty movies I ever watched as a young teen. I didn't have a TV in my own room at the time so I had to stay up late and then sneak downstairs and watch it with the sound muted. I seem to remember that the build up before the first naughty part felt like it took forever. Good times.
 
2012-10-18 09:29:24 AM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?
 
2012-10-18 09:32:07 AM

gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?


That's what a scrambled premium channel used to look like in the days before digital boxes, meaning if your cable company offered a naughty channel, you could tune your TV to that channel and see the scrambled version, which had skewed video (as seen in this pic) and full sound. So, you could hear the action, and catch glimpses of the general goings-on if you tilted your head and squinted.
 
2012-10-18 09:33:02 AM

gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?


In the '80s, the place to find Ms. Kristel's movies, and other softcore erotica, was on pay-cable channels such as HBO, Showtime, and especially Cinemax. Of course, not everyone's parents would spring for these channels. If they didn't, this is what you saw. Sometimes you could make out a nipple or an ass.
 
2012-10-18 09:33:59 AM
the story behind emmanuelle:

my parents lived in bangkok from 1962-1968. while there, they heard this scandalous rumor about the wife of a french diplomat who was cavorting around with other men. the rumor started when she or one of her lovers had erotic photos developed at the local photomat. of course, the horny young lads who worked there made plenty of copies and distributed them to their friends. from what i understand, this was the origin of the emmanuelle story.

/riveting tale, chap!
 
2012-10-18 09:34:15 AM

gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?


Back in the day, adult cable channels were scrambled, but often the audio was there. Every few seconds, you might see a slightly-less-scrambled bit of video; a breast, a thrusting torso, etc. Yes, we would fap to scrambled porno.

//adjusts onion, heads for lawn...
 
2012-10-18 09:36:09 AM

EngineerBoy: gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?

That's what a scrambled premium channel used to look like in the days before digital boxes, meaning if your cable company offered a naughty channel, you could tune your TV to that channel and see the scrambled version, which had skewed video (as seen in this pic) and full sound. So, you could hear the action, and catch glimpses of the general goings-on if you tilted your head and squinted.


And if you messed around with the dial on your cable box just right and found that "sweet spot" between the channel clicks, every once in a while God would reward you with a glimpse of grainy, green titties in action.

/They didn't call it "Skinemax" for nothin'...
//1980s kid
///lawn, off, etc
 
2012-10-18 09:36:47 AM
Damn. Only 60?
 
2012-10-18 09:38:31 AM

EngineerBoy: gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?

That's what a scrambled premium channel used to look like in the days before digital boxes, meaning if your cable company offered a naughty channel, you could tune your TV to that channel and see the scrambled version, which had skewed video (as seen in this pic) and full sound. So, you could hear the action, and catch glimpses of the general goings-on if you tilted your head and squinted.


I was in the end-era of that age. I was born in 83. By the time I was a teenager cable companies were still using those scramblers. By the time I ended high school in 2002, I dont think cable companies used it anymore (at least in my state)
 
2012-10-18 09:38:38 AM
content.reviewed.com

RIP
 
2012-10-18 09:42:26 AM
Semi threadjack: Did any of you Farkers ever run across a late night European movie called "Run, Rabbit, Run"? Like so many late night movies from Europe, it was about a beautiful young girl's sexual awakening, and it used to be played in rotation with the Emmanuelle films. It contained enough envigorating scenes that I would plan an entire evening around staying up until 3 am to watch it... again.

Anyway, the reason I ask is that I'm looking to buy a copy of it for a research project, and I'm having trouble locating it anywhere.

/don't judge me
 
2012-10-18 09:42:35 AM

one0nine: EngineerBoy: gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?

That's what a scrambled premium channel used to look like in the days before digital boxes, meaning if your cable company offered a naughty channel, you could tune your TV to that channel and see the scrambled version, which had skewed video (as seen in this pic) and full sound. So, you could hear the action, and catch glimpses of the general goings-on if you tilted your head and squinted.

And if you messed around with the dial on your cable box just right and found that "sweet spot" between the channel clicks, every once in a while God would reward you with a glimpse of grainy, green titties in action.

/They didn't call it "Skinemax" for nothin'...
//1980s kid
///lawn, off, etc


I had a TV that had a fine tuning adjustment for each channel that you could tweak just right and the premium channels would be visible most of the time, not always, and usually in black and white and substandard sound, but it was better than nothing.
 
2012-10-18 09:43:04 AM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


Very good sir, very good.
 
2012-10-18 09:44:38 AM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


Ha! Comment of the year so far.
 
2012-10-18 09:46:05 AM

Barricaded Gunman: Semi threadjack: Did any of you Farkers ever run across a late night European movie called "Run, Rabbit, Run"? Like so many late night movies from Europe, it was about a beautiful young girl's sexual awakening, and it used to be played in rotation with the Emmanuelle films. It contained enough envigorating scenes that I would plan an entire evening around staying up until 3 am to watch it... again.

Anyway, the reason I ask is that I'm looking to buy a copy of it for a research project, and I'm having trouble locating it anywhere.

/don't judge me


I remember it and another one called "She's 19 And Ready", which was also a dubbed European flick that seemed to pop up at least three times a month in the middle of the night. IIRC, the 19 year old in question never did get banged in the film but the entire rest of the cast did.
 
2012-10-18 09:47:09 AM

macadamnut: [www.starscolor.com image 500x385]


I only ever saw the one with her in it. Hawt
 
2012-10-18 09:47:53 AM
My husband will be sad.
 
2012-10-18 09:50:02 AM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


Did we all have the same youth?
 
2012-10-18 09:51:18 AM

zappaisfrank:
I had a TV that had a fine tuning adjustment for each channel that you could tweak just right and the premium channels would be visible most of the time, not always, and usually in black and white and substandard sound, but it was better than nothing.


I found that changing the channel on my TV from 3 to 4 stabilized the picture... So you ended up with the same black and white picture but with no sound.

In a time before the internets it was the greatest discovery of my teenage life.
 
2012-10-18 09:52:49 AM

Desquamation: I found that changing the channel on my TV from 3 to 4 stabilized the picture... So you ended up with the same black and white picture but with no sound.


I ran it through the VCR, which had one of those fine tuning knobs inside of the channel knob. Just the right pressure on it and you would have an almost clear picture.

Yes I now need to be in odd positions when having sex, why do you ask?
 
2012-10-18 09:54:34 AM

TheraTx: R.I.P. Emmanuel


Well played.
 
2012-10-18 09:55:06 AM

one0nine: EngineerBoy: gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?

That's what a scrambled premium channel used to look like in the days before digital boxes, meaning if your cable company offered a naughty channel, you could tune your TV to that channel and see the scrambled version, which had skewed video (as seen in this pic) and full sound. So, you could hear the action, and catch glimpses of the general goings-on if you tilted your head and squinted.

And if you messed around with the dial on your cable box just right and found that "sweet spot" between the channel clicks, every once in a while God would reward you with a glimpse of grainy, green titties in action.

/They didn't call it "Skinemax" for nothin'...
//1980s kid
///lawn, off, etc


WOOT! SKINEMAX!
"Is that a boob?"
"No, I think that's her hip..."
 
2012-10-18 09:56:05 AM

gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?


First, I think there's a lot of lawns you want to get off.
 
2012-10-18 09:56:29 AM

Barricaded Gunman: Semi threadjack: Did any of you Farkers ever run across a late night European movie called "Run, Rabbit, Run"? Like so many late night movies from Europe, it was about a beautiful young girl's sexual awakening, and it used to be played in rotation with the Emmanuelle films. It contained enough envigorating scenes that I would plan an entire evening around staying up until 3 am to watch it... again.

Anyway, the reason I ask is that I'm looking to buy a copy of it for a research project, and I'm having trouble locating it anywhere.

/don't judge me


Found it under its original title:
blog.fakeanything.com

/saw the musical on Broadway
//Well you made a long journey from Milan to Minsk, Rochelle Rochelle.
You never stopped hoping. now you're in the Pinsk, Rochelle Rochelle.
When the nay sayers nay you picked up your pace.
You said nothing's going to stop me so get out of my face.
I'm having adventures all over the place,
Rochelle ROCHELLE!"
 
2012-10-18 10:03:46 AM

gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?


Come sit next to my rocker, son.

Back in the day, we didn't have this fancy cable telivision with 43 channels of HBO, Cinemax, and AMC, we had crapass stuff like ONTV.
This consisted of a shoebox sized settop box with a single knob. You would tune (analog, mind you) to channel three or four, depending on your service, and - oops, unplug the Telstar Ranger because there was only one input on your television, and hook up your "cable" and stand at the TV and turn it's channels until you saw something you liked. If you changed your mind about the show you would have to call your kids over to change the channel again. There were subscriptions available for late night viewing, and if you didn't subscribe, it came in scrambled. We're not talking about 256 bit encryption now, we're talking they would run the picture 50% to the right and make the lines wiggly. This is what we learned how to masturbate to. This is why we're a mess.
 
2012-10-18 10:09:08 AM

R.A.Danny: There were subscriptions available for late night viewing, and if you didn't subscribe, it came in scrambled. We're not talking about 256 bit encryption now, we're talking they would run the picture 50% to the right and make the lines wiggly. This is what we learned how to masturbate to. This is why we're a mess.


seems like only yesterday...
 
2012-10-18 10:12:12 AM

TheraTx: R.I.P. Emmanuel


WIN
 
2012-10-18 10:14:05 AM
Goodnight, naked lady.
 
2012-10-18 10:14:28 AM

zappaisfrank: puckrock2000: 1981′s Private Lessons, a film that itself was controversial for its time given its sexual themes.

Adult woman seduces underage boy - that film would never get greenlit today.

/"Pretty Baby" was released only 3 years earlier
//and they say we've become less sexually repressed in recent years

There was another one called "My Tutor" which had almost the exact same plot line. You are correct, though..in today's uptight times, those films never would have even made it to the consideration stage.


Not sure if "My Tutor" counts since the character looks like he's 17-18.
 
2012-10-18 10:15:04 AM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


Wow, the RIP meme used in the best way I've ever seen. I laughed painfully hard at that.

Those movies on Cinemax, man, I had never seen anything like that before - and it was right around when puberty hit. They showed the old ones with Sylvia and the newer ones that were less dirty. You can't describe what the excitement was like to modern kids because of the rainbow parties and internet porn.

Don't you die too, Shannon Tweed!
everything i love always dies
 
2012-10-18 10:15:06 AM
Well, that's lame!

I'm a big fan of both the Emmanuelle and the Italian Black Emanuelle movies (props to the poster of tha Laura Gemsar picture earlier). I just finished my masters on Antonio Margheriti,and my intent was to do a couple journal articles and then, maybe try and do an Emmanuelle compendium, and submit it to MacFarlan publishers or something. No comphrehensive Emmanuelle book has been done (that I can find!).

I took my boxset of the early 90s Emmanuelle to be signed by George Lazenby at an autography show (he was the old man swapping love stories with Emmanuelle on the airplane in the series). He wasn't too thrilled and said it was "just a paycheck to him".

At another show, Summer Altice who signed my Emmanuelle 2000: Emmanuelle Pie, who thought it was an awesome thing to sign and was asking about the movie. Then at Comic Con 2008, Brinke Stevens was there and signed my Emmanuelle 4. She was like "I... I was in this? When?"

I know Alex Cox did a documentary on Emmanuelle, and mentions it on his website, but the link to buy it is "off", so I don't think it is available. I would love to see it!

Stay away from Emmanuelle in Rio - it's awful. There's a clip on youtube of a scene where the new Emmanuelle is rebuffing her boyfriend (for a misunderstanding), and it is awful. She keeps shouting "no no no, don't touch me" - as one of them is trying to get out the door, but it's so poorly acted it's hilarous.
 
2012-10-18 10:15:34 AM

carnifex2005: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

Ha! Comment of the year so far.


This. What a magnificent bastard.
 
2012-10-18 10:16:39 AM

R.A.Danny: gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?

Come sit next to my rocker, son.

Back in the day, we didn't have this fancy cable telivision with 43 channels of HBO, Cinemax, and AMC, we had crapass stuff like ONTV.
This consisted of a shoebox sized settop box with a single knob. You would tune (analog, mind you) to channel three or four, depending on your service, and - oops, unplug the Telstar Ranger because there was only one input on your television, and hook up your "cable" and stand at the TV and turn it's channels until you saw something you liked. If you changed your mind about the show you would have to call your kids over to change the channel again. There were subscriptions available for late night viewing, and if you didn't subscribe, it came in scrambled. We're not talking about 256 bit encryption now, we're talking they would run the picture 50% to the right and make the lines wiggly. This is what we learned how to masturbate to. This is why we're a mess.


overheardinthesacristy.files.wordpress.com
 
2012-10-18 10:17:45 AM

macadamnut: [www.starscolor.com image 500x385]


I remember her. The beach scene killed many, many kittens.
 
2012-10-18 10:18:50 AM

steve_lou: everything i love always dies


FOR GOD'S SAKE STOP LOVING THINGS!
 
2012-10-18 10:19:45 AM
I can still fap to this

am I a bad person?
 
2012-10-18 10:21:06 AM

rotorschnee: George Lazenby


That story makes me like George Lazenby even more, which is admittedly not much, but I do think he was a pretty entertaining Bond.
 
2012-10-18 10:21:25 AM
Goodnight, funny man.
 
2012-10-18 10:21:42 AM

MonkeyAngst: steve_lou: everything i love always dies

FOR GOD'S SAKE STOP LOVING THINGS!


I CANT A GYPSY CURSED ME
 
2012-10-18 10:31:14 AM
www.wearysloth.com

RIP Manuel
 
2012-10-18 10:31:28 AM

EngineerBoy: gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?

That's what a scrambled premium channel used to look like in the days before digital boxes, meaning if your cable company offered a naughty channel, you could tune your TV to that channel and see the scrambled version, which had skewed video (as seen in this pic) and full sound. So, you could hear the action, and catch glimpses of the general goings-on if you tilted your head and squinted.


Our tv had a 'fine tune' knob, and if you turned it jussst soooooo you had a jittery but totally viewable screen.
Of course, you had to constantly keep twiddling the knob.

/on the TV, of course.
 
2012-10-18 10:32:24 AM

FlashHarry: R.A.Danny: There were subscriptions available for late night viewing, and if you didn't subscribe, it came in scrambled. We're not talking about 256 bit encryption now, we're talking they would run the picture 50% to the right and make the lines wiggly. This is what we learned how to masturbate to. This is why we're a mess.

seems like only yesterday...


Ha. And today, that's why pornography is relatively uninteresting to me unless I can hear what's going on. Cause the audio worked *fine*.

Neighbor guy worked for a local TV channel, he gave us a homemade descrambler. Black and white, but good lord was that thing a miracle with knobs.
 
2012-10-18 10:33:29 AM
ecx.images-amazon.com

Another Skinimax staple.
 
2012-10-18 10:35:36 AM

MonkeyAngst: gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?

In the '80s, the place to find Ms. Kristel's movies, and other softcore erotica, was on pay-cable channels such as HBO, Showtime, and especially Cinemax. Of course, not everyone's parents would spring for these channels. If they didn't, this is what you saw. Sometimes you could make out a nipple or an ass.


I kinda suspected that was the case. Thankfully my parents never did that so I got to enjoy Emmanuelle in all her unscrambled glory.

Side note: anybody else remember that Skinemax movie, The Sex Machine? It was an Italian sci-fi comedy about a dystopian future where the only way to produce electricity was by hooking up electrodes to people having sex? I loved that one but can't find it anywhere.
 
2012-10-18 10:37:13 AM
Also prefer the mocha version, but RIP Sylvia
 
2012-10-18 10:44:54 AM

gunga galunga: Side note: anybody else remember that Skinemax movie, The Sex Machine? It was an Italian sci-fi comedy about a dystopian future where the only way to produce electricity was by hooking up electrodes to people having sex? I loved that one but can't find it anywhere.


God damn it, what a brilliant movie. I've searched for it too, no luck, not even a mention of it.

p.s. Here's why: "Love and Energy". I'm pretty sure it was billed as "The Sex Machine" though. I'm going to go look for it again right now.
 
2012-10-18 10:46:11 AM

R.A.Danny: Come sit next to my rocker, son.


Tell it Brother!
 
2012-10-18 10:46:47 AM

rossi-fumi: [ecx.images-amazon.com image 300x300]

Another Skinimax staple.


Mmmmmmmm....Ursula Undress. My very first Skinemax.
 
2012-10-18 10:48:43 AM
Every couple of months skinemax would run "free preview weekends" and show nothing but Emmanuelle movies. The young lads all considered those weekends national holidays.

Rest in peace, Sylvia Kristel.
 
2012-10-18 10:52:33 AM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


You, sir, don't win the Internet.

You win EVERYTHING.
 
2012-10-18 10:53:45 AM
Wow.

Talk about 'type-casting'.
 
2012-10-18 10:55:07 AM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


Ha!
 
2012-10-18 10:57:26 AM

R.A.Danny: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

Did we all have the same youth?


No. I had a little dial on the analog tuner which could fine-tune the channel. With this, I could get a fairly clear B&W picture with sound.
 
2012-10-18 11:02:21 AM

exparrot: EngineerBoy: gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?

That's what a scrambled premium channel used to look like in the days before digital boxes, meaning if your cable company offered a naughty channel, you could tune your TV to that channel and see the scrambled version, which had skewed video (as seen in this pic) and full sound. So, you could hear the action, and catch glimpses of the general goings-on if you tilted your head and squinted.

Our tv had a 'fine tune' knob, and if you turned it jussst soooooo you had a jittery but totally viewable screen.
Of course, you had to constantly keep twiddling the knob.

/on the TV, of course.


I used to have to race to get one off because if I stared at the scrambled screen too long I'd get a painful headache behind my eyes.
 
2012-10-18 11:02:53 AM
Did she die in Space?
 
2012-10-18 11:03:26 AM

macadamnut: gunga galunga: Side note: anybody else remember that Skinemax movie, The Sex Machine? It was an Italian sci-fi comedy about a dystopian future where the only way to produce electricity was by hooking up electrodes to people having sex? I loved that one but can't find it anywhere.

God damn it, what a brilliant movie. I've searched for it too, no luck, not even a mention of it.

p.s. Here's why: "Love and Energy". I'm pretty sure it was billed as "The Sex Machine" though. I'm going to go look for it again right now.


Interesting. Itlooks like the US version cut out about 20 minutes. It's been decades but I recall the editing being very choppy at times.
 
2012-10-18 11:05:18 AM

Barricaded Gunman: Semi threadjack: Did any of you Farkers ever run across a late night European movie called "Run, Rabbit, Run"? Like so many late night movies from Europe, it was about a beautiful young girl's sexual awakening, and it used to be played in rotation with the Emmanuelle films. It contained enough envigorating scenes that I would plan an entire evening around staying up until 3 am to watch it... again.

Anyway, the reason I ask is that I'm looking to buy a copy of it for a research project, and I'm having trouble locating it anywhere.

/don't judge me


Nope. But I remember fun movie called Felicity that may be relevant to you research.
 
2012-10-18 11:06:03 AM

gunga galunga: Side note: anybody else remember that Skinemax movie, The Sex Machine? It was an Italian sci-fi comedy about a dystopian future where the only way to produce electricity was by hooking up electrodes to people having sex? I loved that one but can't find it anywhere.


Found it! EIP, baby.


Also, my mom paid for Cinemax you losers! Anybody want to buy a pencil?
 
2012-10-18 11:06:47 AM
Krista Allen was excellent as well
 
2012-10-18 11:08:39 AM

Thrakkerzog: Did we all have the same youth?

No. I had a little dial on the analog tuner which could fine-tune the channel. With this, I could get a fairly clear B&W picture with sound.


NOW you tell me!
 
2012-10-18 11:09:25 AM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


/and sometimes, it was good enough
 
2012-10-18 11:10:17 AM
This thread reminded me of this:

bt.eutorrents.com

Cinemax, you magnificent bastard!
 
2012-10-18 11:11:25 AM

karmaceutical: Barricaded Gunman: Semi threadjack: Did any of you Farkers ever run across a late night European movie called "Run, Rabbit, Run"? Like so many late night movies from Europe, it was about a beautiful young girl's sexual awakening, and it used to be played in rotation with the Emmanuelle films. It contained enough envigorating scenes that I would plan an entire evening around staying up until 3 am to watch it... again.

Anyway, the reason I ask is that I'm looking to buy a copy of it for a research project, and I'm having trouble locating it anywhere.

/don't judge me

Nope. But I remember fun movie called Felicity that may be relevant to you research.


I remember both of those
 
2012-10-18 11:17:28 AM
Alex Karris dying must have really hit him hard.
Look out Ben Vereen...you are next.
 
2012-10-18 11:17:33 AM

macadamnut: This thread reminded me of this:

[bt.eutorrents.com image 434x586]

Cinemax, you magnificent bastard!


David Hamilton was a serious lamb connoisseur

/tooooo young
 
2012-10-18 11:19:13 AM
As an extra in "Private Lessons" this saddens me.
 
2012-10-18 11:22:34 AM
I am also reminded of The Story of O and another one that started with a stewardess on a night flight in a storm that bangs a random passenger. I thought it was the Felicity mentioned above but it wasn't.
 
2012-10-18 11:23:28 AM

Barricaded Gunman: Semi threadjack: Did any of you Farkers ever run across a late night European movie called "Run, Rabbit, Run"? Like so many late night movies from Europe, it was about a beautiful young girl's sexual awakening, and it used to be played in rotation with the Emmanuelle films. It contained enough envigorating scenes that I would plan an entire evening around staying up until 3 am to watch it... again.

Anyway, the reason I ask is that I'm looking to buy a copy of it for a research project, and I'm having trouble locating it anywhere.

/don't judge me

Häschen in der Grube


But yeah, good luck finding that one.
 
2012-10-18 11:25:54 AM

macadamnut: This thread reminded me of this:

[bt.eutorrents.com image 434x586]

Cinemax, you magnificent bastard!


Posting David Hamilton movies covers or no is probably not the best idea to do on fark. If I have to elaborate then really you should google his name.
 
2012-10-18 11:31:03 AM

steve_lou: rotorschnee: George Lazenby

That story makes me like George Lazenby even more, which is admittedly not much, but I do think he was a pretty entertaining Bond.


OHMSS is not a bad movie at all! And Lazenby as Bond is also decent. He gets more flak than he deserves. Better than some Roger Moore outings, that's for sure.
 
2012-10-18 11:32:19 AM
My staff is at half-flag for you.


I remember when it was fully flying for you.
 
2012-10-18 11:34:04 AM

cman: macadamnut: This thread reminded me of this:

[bt.eutorrents.com image 434x586]

Cinemax, you magnificent bastard!

Posting David Hamilton movies covers or no is probably not the best idea to do on fark. If I have to elaborate then really you should google his name.


Shouldn't you be over in the politics tab, being ignored by everyone?
 
2012-10-18 11:36:29 AM

macadamnut: cman: macadamnut: This thread reminded me of this:

[bt.eutorrents.com image 434x586]

Cinemax, you magnificent bastard!

Posting David Hamilton movies covers or no is probably not the best idea to do on fark. If I have to elaborate then really you should google his name.

Shouldn't you be over in the politics tab, being ignored by everyone?


Not everything is about politics. I post regularly in many threads. The only time anyone ever notices me is when I write something that they disagree with.
 
2012-10-18 11:36:39 AM

trippycrazy12: zappaisfrank: puckrock2000: 1981′s Private Lessons, a film that itself was controversial for its time given its sexual themes.

Adult woman seduces underage boy - that film would never get greenlit today.

/"Pretty Baby" was released only 3 years earlier
//and they say we've become less sexually repressed in recent years

There was another one called "My Tutor" which had almost the exact same plot line. You are correct, though..in today's uptight times, those films never would have even made it to the consideration stage.

Not sure if "My Tutor" counts since the character looks like he's 17-18.


At least "Private Lessons" had a subplot. All "My Tutor" really had going for it were Caren Kaye's hooters.
 
2012-10-18 11:39:24 AM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


I'm wondering how many young Farkers (besides gunga galunga) will just not get that awesome joke?
 
2012-10-18 11:40:13 AM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


Awesome comment, sharing memories of watching scrambled porn.....this is a good thread.
 
2012-10-18 11:45:41 AM

zappaisfrank: trippycrazy12: zappaisfrank: puckrock2000: 1981′s Private Lessons, a film that itself was controversial for its time given its sexual themes.

Adult woman seduces underage boy - that film would never get greenlit today.

/"Pretty Baby" was released only 3 years earlier
//and they say we've become less sexually repressed in recent years

There was another one called "My Tutor" which had almost the exact same plot line. You are correct, though..in today's uptight times, those films never would have even made it to the consideration stage.

Not sure if "My Tutor" counts since the character looks like he's 17-18.

At least "Private Lessons" had a subplot. All "My Tutor" really had going for it were Caren Kaye's hooters.


Them and Crispin Glover and his famous line
 
2012-10-18 11:48:24 AM

zappaisfrank: trippycrazy12: zappaisfrank: puckrock2000: 1981′s Private Lessons, a film that itself was controversial for its time given its sexual themes.

Adult woman seduces underage boy - that film would never get greenlit today.

/"Pretty Baby" was released only 3 years earlier
//and they say we've become less sexually repressed in recent years

There was another one called "My Tutor" which had almost the exact same plot line. You are correct, though..in today's uptight times, those films never would have even made it to the consideration stage.

Not sure if "My Tutor" counts since the character looks like he's 17-18.

At least "Private Lessons" had a subplot. All "My Tutor" really had going for it were Caren Kaye's hooters.


Didn't the kid in 'My Tutor' grow up to be Mr. Olivia Newton-John?

Anyone remember 'H.O.T.S.'...another Skinemax staple from the 80s?
 
2012-10-18 11:49:06 AM

zappaisfrank: All "My Tutor" really had going for it were Caren Kaye's hooters.


That wasn't enough?
 
2012-10-18 11:50:13 AM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


Thanks.
 
2012-10-18 11:50:39 AM

Debeo Summa Credo: exparrot: EngineerBoy: gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?

That's what a scrambled premium channel used to look like in the days before digital boxes, meaning if your cable company offered a naughty channel, you could tune your TV to that channel and see the scrambled version, which had skewed video (as seen in this pic) and full sound. So, you could hear the action, and catch glimpses of the general goings-on if you tilted your head and squinted.

Our tv had a 'fine tune' knob, and if you turned it jussst soooooo you had a jittery but totally viewable screen.
Of course, you had to constantly keep twiddling the knob.

/on the TV, of course.

I used to have to race to get one off because if I stared at the scrambled screen too long I'd get a painful headache behind my eyes.


My parents had one of the old slide-selector cable boxes that you had to click the little arrow pointer from channel to channel. If you got it just right between 13 & 14, you could get an almost perfectly clear picture and sound for Cinemax. But a squrriel fart in the next county would bump it off tap dead center enough to suddenly be watching Mexican TV test-patterns. I would have to get off the couch, pull up my shorts, and go adjust it again.

I blame my early sexual encounters with actual partners setting land-speed records on being trained to rub oe out fast enough not to have to finish to mariachi music.
 
2012-10-18 11:50:47 AM

GypsyJoker: zappaisfrank: All "My Tutor" really had going for it were Caren Kaye's hooters.

That wasn't enough?


media.screened.com

Works for me!
 
2012-10-18 11:52:25 AM
I'll do a ghost shot in her honor.

/Gotta work on the first five first though
 
2012-10-18 11:53:57 AM

chi_tino: Thrakkerzog: Did we all have the same youth?

No. I had a little dial on the analog tuner which could fine-tune the channel. With this, I could get a fairly clear B&W picture with sound.

NOW you tell me!


Our cable boxes could be jimmied with a 3x5 card. GOOD TIMES
 
2012-10-18 11:58:30 AM

Texian: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

I'm wondering how many young Farkers (besides gunga galunga) will just not get that awesome joke?


I'm 41. The reason why I didn't get the joke is because my Skinemax wasn't scrambled.

Advantage....me!
 
2012-10-18 12:00:12 PM

Earguy: chi_tino: Thrakkerzog: Did we all have the same youth?

No. I had a little dial on the analog tuner which could fine-tune the channel. With this, I could get a fairly clear B&W picture with sound.

NOW you tell me!

Our cable boxes could be jimmied with a 3x5 card. GOOD TIMES


I always heard that but never got it to work. :(
 
2012-10-18 12:04:09 PM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


LOL

+1
 
2012-10-18 12:05:18 PM

gunga galunga: Texian: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

I'm wondering how many young Farkers (besides gunga galunga) will just not get that awesome joke?

I'm 41. The reason why I didn't get the joke is because my Skinemax wasn't scrambled.

Advantage....me!


37, and my apologies for assuming you were on the younger side of the "watching scrambled softcore porn because our parents wouldn't pay for premium cable" window of opportunity.
 
2012-10-18 12:05:31 PM

TheraTx: Earguy: chi_tino: Thrakkerzog: Did we all have the same youth?

No. I had a little dial on the analog tuner which could fine-tune the channel. With this, I could get a fairly clear B&W picture with sound.

NOW you tell me!

Our cable boxes could be jimmied with a 3x5 card. GOOD TIMES

I always heard that but never got it to work. :(



TV party at our apartment every night. I'm not kidding. College was HBO etc. All the time, with a little card hanging out of the box.
 
2012-10-18 12:08:05 PM

rotorschnee: I know Alex Cox did a documentary on Emmanuelle, and mentions it on his website, but the link to buy it is "off", so I don't think it is available. I would love to see it!



I have this. I'm sure they'll broadcast it again now.
 
2012-10-18 12:08:26 PM
imageshack.us
 
2012-10-18 12:09:02 PM
EARGUY!

Why haven't you started posting boobs yet? Is this not an appropriate thread to do so?

/please?
 
2012-10-18 12:12:43 PM

mainstreet62: EARGUY!

Why haven't you started posting boobs yet? Is this not an appropriate thread to do so?

/please?


Working, posting from phone. Binder full of women at home.
 
2012-10-18 12:12:48 PM

Texian: gunga galunga: Texian: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

I'm wondering how many young Farkers (besides gunga galunga) will just not get that awesome joke?

I'm 41. The reason why I didn't get the joke is because my Skinemax wasn't scrambled.

Advantage....me!

37, and my apologies for assuming you were on the younger side of the "watching scrambled softcore porn because our parents wouldn't pay for premium cable" window of opportunity.


No apologies necessary. When did they start scrambling those channels?
 
2012-10-18 12:21:17 PM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


HA!

Always was more of a fan of the Laura Gemser Black Emanuelle movies. That picture is pretty much how I first discovered them. Thankfully, Mom and Dad stopped being cheap and signed up for Cinemax right when puberty was really ramping up.
 
2012-10-18 12:34:01 PM
Much of my seed was spilled in her honor during the 1980s skinemax

sorry if repost

NSFW arty


24.media.tumblr.com
 
2012-10-18 12:35:23 PM
I'm not dead!

/Birth name is Emmanuel
 
2012-10-18 12:37:13 PM
I'll be back later tonight

/with the lights low
 
2012-10-18 12:42:06 PM

zappaisfrank: GypsyJoker: zappaisfrank: All "My Tutor" really had going for it were Caren Kaye's hooters.

That wasn't enough?

[media.screened.com image 850x637]

Works for me!


Those are real tittays. The kids aren't used to those. I think they call those flapjacks now?
 
2012-10-18 12:48:54 PM
 
2012-10-18 12:57:31 PM
A tip for time travelers: Some of the early VCRs had to be manually adjusted. Each channel button had it's own tuner, and it took a steady hand, and patience to turn the tiny, tiny dial to set the channel right. If you had cable, it took longer to do it if you had a huge selection. But, you could get the "In-Between" settings mentioned above a lot easier. Not a complete unscramble, but a hell of a lot better than fiddling with just the cable box. I even watched a couple WWF Pay-Per-Views like that back in the day.
 
2012-10-18 01:00:10 PM
i2.photobucket.com


i2.photobucket.com
 
2012-10-18 01:02:54 PM
The X-rated softcore movie, directed by Just Jaeckin...

Most of the viewers were just jackin' too.
 
2012-10-18 01:04:37 PM
I was always partial to Fanny Hill, but Emmanuel was always good too.

I also like the idea that scrambled porn is partially responsible for how weird I am. Having to go to such lengths to see a grainy nipple must have shown some sort of neurosis.
 
2012-10-18 01:19:19 PM

steve_lou: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

Wow, the RIP meme used in the best way I've ever seen. I laughed painfully hard at that.

Those movies on Cinemax, man, I had never seen anything like that before - and it was right around when puberty hit. They showed the old ones with Sylvia and the newer ones that were less dirty. You can't describe what the excitement was like to modern kids because of the rainbow parties and internet porn.

Don't you die too, Shannon Tweed!
everything i love always dies


Nothing like watching one of those "cop investigates the serial killer that attacks strippers/hookers" movies and knowing that if there was nudity/sex in the first 10 minutes, there wasn't going to be any more.

I loved the Onion Headline "nations teenage boys demand more specific ratings" - nothing like seeing "adult themes" in the TV guide, only for there to be 90 sexless minutes.
 
2012-10-18 01:31:54 PM
I remember watching Emmanuel back in the day.
PlayboyTV would air them with

upload.wikimedia.org
Electric Blue

and Playboy HotRocks
 
2012-10-18 01:47:57 PM
Growing up as a teenager in Quebec in the early '80s, we had the joy of watching Bleu Nuit on regular tv, unscrambled, no cable or box required. All the European soft porn you can imagine.

Saturday nights, 11:30pm, you had the option of watching SNL or jackoff material. I would just flip back and forth between commercials.

Seeing as how some of you are experts, does anyone remember a film called "Les filles de Madame Claude"? I think Murray Head, the singer, was in it.
 
2012-10-18 02:02:40 PM

steve_lou: Don't you die too, Shannon Tweed!


Four words: Hot Dog: The Movie.

/Of course, I preferred Sunny side up...and Sunny side down...and Sunny side all the way around!
 
2012-10-18 02:09:18 PM
Well, she's getting cumbaths from the angels now.

R.I.P.
 
2012-10-18 02:10:41 PM

one0nine: EngineerBoy: gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?

That's what a scrambled premium channel used to look like in the days before digital boxes, meaning if your cable company offered a naughty channel, you could tune your TV to that channel and see the scrambled version, which had skewed video (as seen in this pic) and full sound. So, you could hear the action, and catch glimpses of the general goings-on if you tilted your head and squinted.

And if you messed around with the dial on your cable box just right and found that "sweet spot" between the channel clicks, every once in a while God would reward you with a glimpse of grainy, green titties in action.

/They didn't call it "Skinemax" for nothin'...
//1980s kid
///lawn, off, etc


Bingo. Between the channel clicks, then a tweek or two of the "fine tune" dial and you'd get random interludes of nudity lasting all of 1.5 seconds before scrambling into wavy rainbows again. The alternation between anticipation and disappointment over the tv screen clarity only added to the, ahem, kitten killing.
 
2012-10-18 02:10:43 PM
Did she finally die of embarrassment from making "Dracula's Widow"?

I keed....R.I.P. softcore actress lady.

/Finally saw private lessons a few years ago.
//Made me feel like I was in junior high again.
 
2012-10-18 02:11:15 PM
I'm having a sad fap
 
2012-10-18 02:20:40 PM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


LOL good times.
 
2012-10-18 02:33:39 PM

markie_farkie: I'm conflicted..

Would it be in poor taste to fap to this, or would it be a fitting tribute?


I think it calls for a 21-batch salute.
 
2012-10-18 02:39:20 PM

PainInTheASP: steve_lou: Don't you die too, Shannon Tweed!

Four words: Hot Dog: The Movie.

/Of course, I preferred Sunny side up...and Sunny side down...and Sunny side all the way around!


I'd kick ass-blast 'er... if you get my drift.
 
2012-10-18 02:46:24 PM
This may have been my favorite thread so far this year. I kept getting ready to post, and then another Farker would beat me to the same comment. Times like this I love Fark. And let me jump on the TheraTx comment was full of win bandwagon, as it was genius.

/RIP Cinemax Friday After Dark queen
 
2012-10-18 02:50:17 PM
Caught Emmanuelle on Netflix streaming awhile back, hadn't seen it since puberty sneaking into the kitchen to watch on skinemax (while my dad watched in in living room lol)
 
2012-10-18 02:56:58 PM

OtherLittleGuy: gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?

First, I think there's a lot of lawns you want to get off.


I had to ask because I was watching Skinemax before they added that scramble system to cable boxes.

My lawn can kick your lawn's ass.

R.A.Danny: Back in the day, we didn't have this fancy cable telivision with 43 channels of HBO, Cinemax, and AMC, we had crapass stuff like ONTV.
This consisted of a shoebox sized settop box with a single knob. You would tune (analog, mind you) to channel three or four, depending on your service, and - oops, unplug the Telstar Ranger because there was only one input on your television, and hook up your "cable" and stand at the TV and turn it's channels until you saw something you liked. If you changed your mind about the show you would have to call your kids over to change the channel again. There were subscriptions available for late night viewing, and if you didn't subscribe, it came in scrambled. We're not talking about 256 bit encryption now, we're talking they would run the picture 50% to the right and make the lines wiggly. This is what we learned how to masturbate to. This is why we're a mess.


Funny. But as I keep saying...
 
2012-10-18 02:58:48 PM

gunga galunga: Funny. But as I keep saying...


Need we type slower?

:)
 
2012-10-18 03:13:59 PM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


Hey! NSFW!
 
2012-10-18 03:15:27 PM

R.A.Danny: gunga galunga: Funny. But as I keep saying...

Need we type slower?

:)


And use bigger fonts! Dem peepers ain't as sharp as they used to be.
 
2012-10-18 03:29:16 PM
RIP Emmanuelle 
 

www.plunderguide.com
 
2012-10-18 03:33:15 PM
www.afterelton.com

RIP Billy Crystal
 
2012-10-18 03:40:23 PM
French Postcards
Gwendolyn

Also: Props to rillettes for mentioning Bleu Nuit.
Also also: Stop with the wanking stories, you dwankies.
 
2012-10-18 03:44:25 PM

gunga galunga: Texian: gunga galunga: Texian: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

I'm wondering how many young Farkers (besides gunga galunga) will just not get that awesome joke?

I'm 41. The reason why I didn't get the joke is because my Skinemax wasn't scrambled.

Advantage....me!

37, and my apologies for assuming you were on the younger side of the "watching scrambled softcore porn because our parents wouldn't pay for premium cable" window of opportunity.

No apologies necessary. When did they start scrambling those channels?


Best as I can remember, about '82. But I really didn't hit puberty till about '85. It was an interesting time to stay up late in the den between scrambled Cinemax & Playboy Channel, and late-night MTV videos (yay hair bands and Prince's harem of hotties).
 
2012-10-18 03:47:49 PM

cman: EngineerBoy: gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?

That's what a scrambled premium channel used to look like in the days before digital boxes, meaning if your cable company offered a naughty channel, you could tune your TV to that channel and see the scrambled version, which had skewed video (as seen in this pic) and full sound. So, you could hear the action, and catch glimpses of the general goings-on if you tilted your head and squinted.

I was in the end-era of that age. I was born in 83. By the time I was a teenager cable companies were still using those scramblers. By the time I ended high school in 2002, I dont think cable companies used it anymore (at least in my state)


Same here. I remember switching the coax cable from the cable box to the back of the TV to watch scrambled porn (and on a number of occasions forgetting to undo said handywork, leading confusion when someone would use the TV next and me trying to act like I hadn't done while fixing it...). One night, it stopped working, and that was the end of that.
 
2MS [TotalFark]
2012-10-18 03:55:47 PM

Texian: Debeo Summa Credo: exparrot: EngineerBoy: gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?

That's what a scrambled premium channel used to look like in the days before digital boxes, meaning if your cable company offered a naughty channel, you could tune your TV to that channel and see the scrambled version, which had skewed video (as seen in this pic) and full sound. So, you could hear the action, and catch glimpses of the general goings-on if you tilted your head and squinted.

Our tv had a 'fine tune' knob, and if you turned it jussst soooooo you had a jittery but totally viewable screen.
Of course, you had to constantly keep twiddling the knob.

/on the TV, of course.

I used to have to race to get one off because if I stared at the scrambled screen too long I'd get a painful headache behind my eyes.

My parents had one of the old slide-selector cable boxes that you had to click the little arrow pointer from channel to channel. If you got it just right between 13 & 14, you could get an almost perfectly clear picture and sound for Cinemax. But a squrriel fart in the next county would bump it off tap dead center enough to suddenly be watching Mexican TV test-patterns. I would have to get off the couch, pull up my shorts, and go adjust it again.

I blame my early sexual encounters with actual partners setting land-speed records on being trained to rub oe out fast enough not to have to finish to mariachi music.


Dude, someone I finally understand!!!
 
2012-10-18 04:04:02 PM
Farking cancer. Again. Fark you cancer.
 
2012-10-18 04:04:44 PM
Didn't USA Network used to run Up All Night or something like that on Fridays? They would show the badly dubbed euro porn movies and just cut to commercial at the start of ever hot scene. I think that's the first place I saw Emmaunuel.

/Am I imagining that?
 
2012-10-18 04:10:45 PM
Sometimes you'd see a Tinto Brass movie in the mix on Cinemax. That man was an artist.
 
2012-10-18 04:28:27 PM

I rite gud: Didn't USA Network used to run Up All Night or something like that on Fridays? They would show the badly dubbed euro porn movies and just cut to commercial at the start of ever hot scene. I think that's the first place I saw Emmaunuel.

/Am I imagining that?


Nope. It was hosted by Gilbert Gottfried. He explained it as:

We take a movie that the only reason to watch is for the nudity and we remove the nudity.
 
2012-10-18 04:37:03 PM

2MS: Texian: Debeo Summa Credo: exparrot: EngineerBoy: gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?

That's what a scrambled premium channel used to look like in the days before digital boxes, meaning if your cable company offered a naughty channel, you could tune your TV to that channel and see the scrambled version, which had skewed video (as seen in this pic) and full sound. So, you could hear the action, and catch glimpses of the general goings-on if you tilted your head and squinted.

Our tv had a 'fine tune' knob, and if you turned it jussst soooooo you had a jittery but totally viewable screen.
Of course, you had to constantly keep twiddling the knob.

/on the TV, of course.

I used to have to race to get one off because if I stared at the scrambled screen too long I'd get a painful headache behind my eyes.

My parents had one of the old slide-selector cable boxes that you had to click the little arrow pointer from channel to channel. If you got it just right between 13 & 14, you could get an almost perfectly clear picture and sound for Cinemax. But a squrriel fart in the next county would bump it off tap dead center enough to suddenly be watching Mexican TV test-patterns. I would have to get off the couch, pull up my shorts, and go adjust it again.

I blame my early sexual encounters with actual partners setting land-speed records on being trained to rub oe out fast enough not to have to finish to mariachi music.

Dude, someone I finally understand!!!


Catholics?
 
2012-10-18 04:43:49 PM
Wow this thread is a trip in the wayback machine. Kids today got it easy with their internet porn. Back in the day we would either get scrambled porn, or if ya got the pay channels soft core porn, if you were lucky you could find dads stash of nudie mags and every once in a while a friend would have some real porn on a VHS tape that a cousin got from a guy who got it from his uncle.

/off my lawn!
 
2MS [TotalFark]
2012-10-18 04:50:59 PM

StoPPeRmobile: 2MS: Texian: Debeo Summa Credo: exparrot: EngineerBoy: gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?

That's what a scrambled premium channel used to look like in the days before digital boxes, meaning if your cable company offered a naughty channel, you could tune your TV to that channel and see the scrambled version, which had skewed video (as seen in this pic) and full sound. So, you could hear the action, and catch glimpses of the general goings-on if you tilted your head and squinted.

Our tv had a 'fine tune' knob, and if you turned it jussst soooooo you had a jittery but totally viewable screen.
Of course, you had to constantly keep twiddling the knob.

/on the TV, of course.

I used to have to race to get one off because if I stared at the scrambled screen too long I'd get a painful headache behind my eyes.

My parents had one of the old slide-selector cable boxes that you had to click the little arrow pointer from channel to channel. If you got it just right between 13 & 14, you could get an almost perfectly clear picture and sound for Cinemax. But a squrriel fart in the next county would bump it off tap dead center enough to suddenly be watching Mexican TV test-patterns. I would have to get off the couch, pull up my shorts, and go adjust it again.

I blame my early sexual encounters with actual partners setting land-speed records on being trained to rub oe out fast enough not to have to finish to mariachi music.

Dude, someone I finally understand!!!

Catholics?


No. Why mariachi music has a strange sort of excitement for me.
 
2012-10-18 04:57:13 PM

groppet: Wow this thread is a trip in the wayback machine. Kids today got it easy with their internet porn


Maybe I'm showing my age, but I'm glad I have memories of softcore porn on Skinemax instead of the hardcore stuff on the internet. Decades later, I remember the movies mentioned in this thread.This has been a fun thread for a lot of us. You think thirty years from now the kiddies of today will reminisce over "redhead gets a facial" that that watched on Spankwire?
 
2012-10-18 04:58:26 PM

scandalrag: I rite gud: Didn't USA Network used to run Up All Night or something like that on Fridays? They would show the badly dubbed euro porn movies and just cut to commercial at the start of ever hot scene. I think that's the first place I saw Emmaunuel.

/Am I imagining that?

Nope. It was hosted by Gilbert Gottfried. He explained it as:

We take a movie that the only reason to watch is for the nudity and we remove the nudity.


That's right. Awesome. Thanks for the reminder.
 
2012-10-18 05:03:39 PM

2MS: StoPPeRmobile: 2MS: Texian: Debeo Summa Credo: exparrot: EngineerBoy: gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?

That's what a scrambled premium channel used to look like in the days before digital boxes, meaning if your cable company offered a naughty channel, you could tune your TV to that channel and see the scrambled version, which had skewed video (as seen in this pic) and full sound. So, you could hear the action, and catch glimpses of the general goings-on if you tilted your head and squinted.

Our tv had a 'fine tune' knob, and if you turned it jussst soooooo you had a jittery but totally viewable screen.
Of course, you had to constantly keep twiddling the knob.

/on the TV, of course.

I used to have to race to get one off because if I stared at the scrambled screen too long I'd get a painful headache behind my eyes.

My parents had one of the old slide-selector cable boxes that you had to click the little arrow pointer from channel to channel. If you got it just right between 13 & 14, you could get an almost perfectly clear picture and sound for Cinemax. But a squrriel fart in the next county would bump it off tap dead center enough to suddenly be watching Mexican TV test-patterns. I would have to get off the couch, pull up my shorts, and go adjust it again.

I blame my early sexual encounters with actual partners setting land-speed records on being trained to rub oe out fast enough not to have to finish to mariachi music.

Dude, someone I finally understand!!!

Catholics?

No. Why mariachi music has a strange sort of excitement for me.


Not gonna lie, some quality time in Edinburgh, Alice, and San Antonio when I was younger might also factor in.
 
2012-10-18 05:04:35 PM

scandalrag: I rite gud: Didn't USA Network used to run Up All Night or something like that on Fridays? They would show the badly dubbed euro porn movies and just cut to commercial at the start of ever hot scene. I think that's the first place I saw Emmaunuel.

/Am I imagining that?

Nope. It was hosted by Gilbert Gottfried. He explained it as:

We take a movie that the only reason to watch is for the nudity and we remove the nudity.


Wasn't there a big-boobed bubbly blonde who hosted that too? Rhonda something?
 
2012-10-18 05:13:13 PM

Hawk24: Wasn't there a big-boobed bubbly blonde who hosted that too? Rhonda something?



Rhonda Shear
 
2012-10-18 05:16:56 PM

Hawk24: scandalrag: I rite gud: Didn't USA Network used to run Up All Night or something like that on Fridays? They would show the badly dubbed euro porn movies and just cut to commercial at the start of ever hot scene. I think that's the first place I saw Emmaunuel.

/Am I imagining that?

Nope. It was hosted by Gilbert Gottfried. He explained it as:

We take a movie that the only reason to watch is for the nudity and we remove the nudity.

Wasn't there a big-boobed bubbly blonde who hosted that too? Rhonda something?


Rhonda Shear? Redhead right? USA UP All Night!
 
2012-10-18 05:29:51 PM
I fixed a vcr one time for a friend and he asked how I learned to fix them...I said when you get one of your dad's porno's stuck in a vcr...you learn real quick how to take the thing apart and get it fixed.
 
2012-10-18 05:39:33 PM
The original "Who's Line is it Anyway?" always had that one audience member who suggested Emmanuelle as part of a sketch. The only thing funnier than the resulting skit was how many people knew what that movie was.
 
2012-10-18 05:50:11 PM
Ah, yes. The Emmanuelle movies. Where else could you go to see a 13-year-old as the primary sex object in a movie. (No wonder that girl never made another movie.)
 
2012-10-18 06:10:29 PM

zappaisfrank: one0nine: EngineerBoy: gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?

That's what a scrambled premium channel used to look like in the days before digital boxes, meaning if your cable company offered a naughty channel, you could tune your TV to that channel and see the scrambled version, which had skewed video (as seen in this pic) and full sound. So, you could hear the action, and catch glimpses of the general goings-on if you tilted your head and squinted.

And if you messed around with the dial on your cable box just right and found that "sweet spot" between the channel clicks, every once in a while God would reward you with a glimpse of grainy, green titties in action.

/They didn't call it "Skinemax" for nothin'...
//1980s kid
///lawn, off, etc

I had a TV that had a fine tuning adjustment for each channel that you could tweak just right and the premium channels would be visible most of the time, not always, and usually in black and white and substandard sound, but it was better than nothing.


Flippin through channels was the best way!

/1980s - We fall into this category already?! Ahh shiet
//Loads shotgun, or did I?
 
2012-10-18 06:28:53 PM
Squiggly porn and porn in the woods.

Ah the 80's.
 
2012-10-18 06:45:38 PM

strangeguitar: I was 12 in 1982. My parents finally got cable. They went away and left me alone for the weekend. There was a channel called WHT or something (they had a black cat as their symbol). They showed 3 of her flicks in a row. I killed more (potential) children then Pol Pot.


I could have posted the exact same comment but I was 14 and for me it was a cable precursor called "Select TV". Also sneaked into a showing of Private Lessons. I'm guessing Sylvia was one of the first fully nude women seen by pretty much every male of our generation. Pretty innocent compared to kids and the internet today.
 
2012-10-18 06:47:12 PM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


Now THAT is how you spice up an otherwise dull meme.
 
2012-10-18 06:50:24 PM

scandalrag: I rite gud: Didn't USA Network used to run Up All Night or something like that on Fridays? They would show the badly dubbed euro porn movies and just cut to commercial at the start of ever hot scene. I think that's the first place I saw Emmaunuel.

/Am I imagining that?

Nope. It was hosted by Gilbert Gottfried. He explained it as:

We take a movie that the only reason to watch is for the nudity and we remove the nudity.


Well Fridays had Rhonda Sheer(shear?), and Saturday nights had Gilbert, or vice versa. I remember spending many a late Friday and Saturday night watching USA hoping that they'd forget to cut to a commercial or forget to edit out a nude scene.
 
2012-10-18 07:57:17 PM
Please remember that this is the "two m" Emmanuelle.

For your education: Link
 
2012-10-18 08:33:44 PM

groppet: Wow this thread is a trip in the wayback machine. Kids today got it easy with their internet porn. Back in the day we would either get scrambled porn, or if ya got the pay channels soft core porn, if you were lucky you could find dads stash of nudie mags and every once in a while a friend would have some real porn on a VHS tape that a cousin got from a guy who got it from his uncle.

/off my lawn!


Speaking of stashes, I was 14 when all soft focus porn was big. We're talking Oui, Chic, some others. So, this is around 1979-1980 (fixes onion belt), and my older brother gets his first job, as a garbageman. He spent the first week throwing up.
But, oh, the second week! He comes home with a HUGE stash of nudie mags. We're talking the horny of plenty here. I turns out that, with no recycling back then, kind purveyors and enthusiasts of porn would put out the garbage, but lay the used mags on top of the can, knowing full well that the garbagemen would grab them. Every day my brother would show up with at least one mag, if not more. We actually looked down on Playboy and Hustler, because the French mags had actual penetration.
That was a good summer.
 
2012-10-18 08:46:18 PM

Barricaded Gunman: t I'm looking to buy a copy of it for a research project,


Pete Townsend outs himself on Fark.
 
2012-10-18 08:48:22 PM

R.A.Danny: gunga galunga: TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel

OK, anybody mind splainin' this to us tards what don't get it?

Come sit next to my rocker, son.

Back in the day, we didn't have this fancy cable telivision with 43 channels of HBO, Cinemax, and AMC, we had crapass stuff like ONTV.
This consisted of a shoebox sized settop box with a single knob. You would tune (analog, mind you) to channel three or four, depending on your service, and - oops, unplug the Telstar Ranger because there was only one input on your television, and hook up your "cable" and stand at the TV and turn it's channels until you saw something you liked. If you changed your mind about the show you would have to call your kids over to change the channel again. There were subscriptions available for late night viewing, and if you didn't subscribe, it came in scrambled. We're not talking about 256 bit encryption now, we're talking they would run the picture 50% to the right and make the lines wiggly. This is what we learned how to masturbate to. This is why we're a mess.


On our cable box, you could pop off the top and put some chewing gum wrapper around the stop for that particular channel and it would come through just fine.
 
2012-10-18 09:09:54 PM

TheraTx: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

R.I.P. Emmanuel


Hey, I think I've seen that one!

Seriously, +1 Internet to you.
 
2012-10-18 10:15:42 PM
Every teens dream 30 yrs ago was to be seduced by Sylvia Kristel a la Private Lessons

Sad to hear of her passing
 
2012-10-18 11:30:43 PM

TheraTx: R.I.P. Emmanuel


This may be the best comment in the history of Fark.

Well played.
 
2012-10-19 09:18:49 AM
Sometimes holding down 2 buttons at the same time made the picture clearer.
This cable box made me the man I am today.
 
2012-10-19 09:20:40 AM
farm3.static.flickr.com

Image was too large... (ironic), here it is.
 
2012-10-19 03:37:03 PM

GardenWeasel: TheraTx: R.I.P. Emmanuel

This may be is the best comment in the history of Fark.

Well played.


FIXED
 
2012-10-19 05:19:24 PM

Hawk24: scandalrag: I rite gud: Didn't USA Network used to run Up All Night or something like that on Fridays? They would show the badly dubbed euro porn movies and just cut to commercial at the start of ever hot scene. I think that's the first place I saw Emmaunuel.

/Am I imagining that?

Nope. It was hosted by Gilbert Gottfried. He explained it as:

We take a movie that the only reason to watch is for the nudity and we remove the nudity.

Wasn't there a big-boobed bubbly blonde who hosted that too? Rhonda something?


For all the kids, this is also the time of Kung-Fu theatre, and MTV still played music videos.
 
2012-10-20 12:55:35 AM

Klaumbaz: Hawk24: scandalrag: I rite gud: Didn't USA Network used to run Up All Night or something like that on Fridays? They would show the badly dubbed euro porn movies and just cut to commercial at the start of ever hot scene. I think that's the first place I saw Emmaunuel.

/Am I imagining that?

Nope. It was hosted by Gilbert Gottfried. He explained it as:

We take a movie that the only reason to watch is for the nudity and we remove the nudity.

Wasn't there a big-boobed bubbly blonde who hosted that too? Rhonda something?

For all the kids, this is also the time of Kung-Fu theatre, and MTV still played music videos.


Any idea the title or more info? Up All Night is matching the series with Christina Applegate and Will Arnett and Gilbert has no such series in his credits on IMDB.
 
2012-10-20 02:16:57 AM

theesir: [farm3.static.flickr.com image 500x375]

Image was too large... (ironic), here it is.


The first one I remember was the one with the big slide arrow, with the High/Low switch. Later, was the little box with the dial. Of course, there was also many, many models with channels A, B, C, D, E, and so on.
 
2012-10-20 02:56:04 AM

strapp3r: macadamnut: This thread reminded me of this:

[bt.eutorrents.com image 434x586]

Cinemax, you magnificent bastard!

David Hamilton was a serious lamb connoisseur

/tooooo young


Yeah, that and Laura and Bilitis, each of which featured naked 12-to-16-year-olds, a shower scene in Laura and a skinny-dip scene in Bilitis. Hard to believe today, but no one except a few tight-ass redneck sheriffs ever went after them.
 
2012-10-20 06:05:53 AM

theesir: [farm3.static.flickr.com image 500x375]

Image was too large... (ironic), here it is.


I'm getting flashbacks!
 
2012-10-20 10:20:20 AM

therecksays: Klaumbaz: Hawk24: scandalrag: I rite gud: Didn't USA Network used to run Up All Night or something like that on Fridays? They would show the badly dubbed euro porn movies and just cut to commercial at the start of ever hot scene. I think that's the first place I saw Emmaunuel.

/Am I imagining that?

Nope. It was hosted by Gilbert Gottfried. He explained it as:

We take a movie that the only reason to watch is for the nudity and we remove the nudity.

Wasn't there a big-boobed bubbly blonde who hosted that too? Rhonda something?

For all the kids, this is also the time of Kung-Fu theatre, and MTV still played music videos.

Any idea the title or more info? Up All Night is matching the series with Christina Applegate and Will Arnett and Gilbert has no such series in his credits on IMDB.


USA Up All Night
 
2012-10-20 10:59:00 PM
macadamnut: Häschen in der Grube

Damn, thanks for the info... that's farther than I've gotten so far.
 
2012-10-21 08:46:26 AM
I liked the skinemax Emmanuelle on a train and of course, all the Tokyo eps, and the Godiva one...
 
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